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Pakistan, Saudi Arabia Support Afghan Peace Efforts

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia support Afghan peace efforts

ISLAMABAD – Saudi Arabia and Pakistan have underlined the need for a political settlement and promotion of peace efforts in Afghanistan. Peace in Afghanistan is imperative for refugees to return to their homeland and contribute to their country’s development and lasting peace, they said. The call came in a joint …

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Modi’s Dream of Isolating Pakistan Will not Materialize: Qureshi

India dream of isolating Pakistan will not materialize

MUNICH – Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday rejected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement on Pakistan’s diplomatic isolation and said “the Indian dream can never be materialized”. He was speaking to the media after attending the Munich conference on security in Germany. The statement which was made …

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Pakistan, China are ‘All-Weather Strategic Cooperative Partners’: Qureshi

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ISLAMABAD – Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday said that Pakistan and China are “all-weather strategic cooperative partners. According to Pakistan Today, Qureshi was chairing a preparatory meeting via video conference with the Pakistani ambassador to China regarding the Prime Minister Imran Khan’s upcoming visit to the country. …

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Pakistan to Ink an ‘Integrated’ Deal with China

Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan is seeking an integrated economic package from China envisaging financial support, increase in trade and investment and cooperation in agricultural research and will go ahead with an arrangement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) among various other funding avenues, Dawn News reported Friday. Pakistan’s Finance Minister Asad …

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Pakistan Fully Committed to End Polio: Imran Khan

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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan in his message on the World Polio Day has reiterated government’s resolve to ending the polio from the country, The News reported Wednesday. He said, “Our government is fully committed to ending polio in Pakistan. On #WorldPolioDay, I am confident, together with our …

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Pakistan, Russia to Hold Joint Military Exercise

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ISLAMABAD – The military exercise, involving 200 Pakistani and Russian troops, will be held from October 21 to November 4 in Pakistan, “The Diplomat” reported Friday. The Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced in an statement, that, the Pakistani and Russian militarizes will conduct a joint military exercise, dubbed Friendship …

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Russia, Pakistan Agree to Extend Validity of $2 Billion Deal

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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has extended the validity period of a $2-billion deal for the North-South gas pipeline which will be laid by Russia under a government-to-government arrangement, The Express Tribune said Tuesday. According to “The Nation” the extension was required to advance the negotiations between Pakistani and Russian companies for …

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Pakistan Opposes Unilateral Sanctions on Iran

Pakistan Calls Facilitating US Taliban Talks Its Shared Responsibility

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Dr. Mohammad Faisal on Thursday said that Pakistan would continue to trade with Iran in own interest opposing unilateral sanctions imposed by the US on Iran, Iran daily reported. Faisal in a news briefing said that Pakistan in principle is opposed to coercive economic …

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Pakistan Successfully Tested Ghauri Medium-Range Ballistic Missile

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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan conducted a test launch of its liquid-fuelled, single-stage medium-range ballistic missile, the Ghauri or Hatf-V on Monday, The Diplomat Reported. Video footage released by the Pakistani military’s Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) shows a Ghauri missile successfully launching off a transporter-erector-launcher in an undisclosed location. The footage then …

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India and Pakistan will Face Yearly Heat Waves

India and Pakistan

INCHEON, South Korea – In 2015, India and Pakistan experienced heatwave conditions that ended up killing over 3,600 people in just three months. Now, research suggests this could become the new normal. If average world temperatures increase by between 1.5ºC and 2°C, potentially deadly heatwaves are likely to substantially increase …

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